Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2015
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
All Other
Races
Total113,211  82,938  21,457  631  3,888  4,064  7,768  4,872  
Less than 750510  246  230  1  12  15  33  19  
750 to 1,4991,225  684  457  10  39  35  68  36  
1,500 to 2,4997,876  4,859  2,410  43  302  249  481  288  
2,500 or Greater103,552  77,114  18,354  576  3,534  3,765  7,186  4,529  

Percent Distribution of Live Births by Birth Weight
and Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2015
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
All Other
Races
Total100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Less than 7500.50.31.1*0.30.40.40.4
750 to 1,4991.10.82.11.61.00.90.90.7
1,500 to 2,4997.05.911.26.87.86.16.25.9
2,500 or Greater91.593.085.591.390.992.692.593.0
Mean Weight3,281.43,345.73,054.73,311.53,171.43,268.33,293.23,242.5
Median Weight3,323.03,380.03,123.03,336.53,204.03,289.03,317.03,274.0

Live Births by Race & Ancestry of Mother
Michigan 2015
Birth Weight RaceHispanic
Ancestry
Arab
Ancestry
All RacesWhiteBlackAmerican
Indian
Asian &
Pacific Islander
All Other
Races
Total113,211  82,938  21,457  631  3,888  4,064  7,768  4,872  


Notes:

Birth weight: Infant's weight in grams at the time of delivery.


Source: 2015 Geocoded Michigan Birth Certificate Registry.
Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services